The Preservation of Timber by Chemical Treatment at Mcintyre

CIM Bulletin1949
D. E. KEELEY
SOME years ago it was general practice in Canadian mines to use the best timber available, just as it was cut from the tree. Later, to prevent 'borers' from getting into the wood while stacked in the yard, the bark was peeled off, cleaned up carefully, and burned to eliminate a breeding ground for these and other destructive insects.
Keywords: American Wood P erservers, preservative, spruce, Timber Yard Foreman, zinc chloride, Chloride, Chlorides, Fires, Mine, Mines, Treatment, Underground, zinc
Full Access to Technical Paper
PDF version for $20.00
Other papers in CIM Bulletin1949